Other editions - View all
action advantages apparatus appears applied arrangement bearing body boiler carriage cause centre communication connected considered construction continued course cylinder described direction distance effect electric employed engine equal equation experiments fact feet figure fixed force geometry give given greater Gutta Percha heat improvements inch invention iron July June length less letter London machine manner manufacture material means Mechanics Messrs metal method motion moving object observed obtained parallel pass Patent persons pipe plane plate position practical prepared present pressure principle produced quantity question rails railway raised readers received Registered remarks represented respect result side six months space specification spring steam substance suppose surface Telegraph tion tube turn valve vessel weight wheel whole
Page 570 - Seal, hereunto annexed, particularly describes and ascertains the Nature of the said Invention and the Manner in which the same is to be performed...
Page 19 - Europe, and with heavy orders for agricultural produce, the farmers in the interior of the states of New York, informed of the state of things by the magnetic telegraph, were thronging the streets of Albany with innumerable team-loads of grain almost as quickly after the arrival of the steamer at Boston as the news of that arrival could ordinarily have reached them. I may add, that, irrespectively of all its advantages to the general community, the system appears to give already a fair return of...
Page i - There is no art or science that is too difficult for industry to attain to; it is the gift of tongues, and makes a man understood and valued in all countries, and by all nations; it is the philosopher's stone, that turns all metals, and even stones, into gold, and suffers no want to break into its...
Page 225 - Antiquity deserveth that reverence, that men should make a stand thereupon and discover what is the best way; but when the discovery is well taken, then to make progression.
Page 380 - Those who are but slightly acquainted with the principles of hydrostatics, &c. are apt to fancy immediately that they understand it, and readily attempt to explain it; but their explanations have been different, and to me not very intelligible. Others more deeply skilled in those principles, seem to wonder at it, and promise to consider it.
Page 80 - Every patent so reissued, together with the corrected specification, shall have the same effect and operation in law, on the trial of all actions for causes thereafter arising, as if the same had been originally filed in such corrected form...
Page 78 - Having thus described the nature of my invention, and the manner of performing the same, I would have it understood that I do not confine myself to the details...
Page 80 - Office, who, in all cases during the necessary absence of the Commissioner, or when the said principal office shall become vacant, shall have the charge and custody of the seal, and of the records, books, papers, machines, models, and all other things, belonging to the said office, and shall perform the duties of Commissioner during such vacancy.